The Secret Garden Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 1764

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 65

Theatrical Release Date: 08/13/1993

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Family

MPAA Rating: G

Director: Agnieszka Holland

Actors: Kate Maberly, Heydon Prowse, Andrew Knott, Maggie Smith, Laura Crossley, John Lynch

Plot: Three children find a magical garden in this big screen adaptation of a 1911 novel.

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Rating of
2/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/17/2019

The spoiled protagonist is obnoxious and impossible to empathize for. She makes "The Secret Garden" an unbearable bit of family entertainment.

Rating of
3/4

mitchellyoung - wrote on 07/15/2011

There's a lot to love about this movie - lush photography, a beautiful soundtrack, and some subtle character moments. it draws you in with its slow pace and, sometimes, that causes the movie to fall into dullness. The fascinating moments outweigh the boring ones, however.

Rating of
3.5/4

Freddie - wrote on 11/01/2008

This is a great movie, but its not for everyone.

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Rating of
1/4

"The Secret Garden" should have remained a secret

The M.O.W. - wrote on 08/02/2008

Based on a 1911 novel, "The Secret Garden" is about a spoiled orphan girl (Kate Maberly) who moves into her uncle's home and meets her ill, and quite spoiled cousin (Heydon Prowse). They, along with a boy named "Dickson" (Andrew Knott), discover a garden behind a locked gate that was the favorite place of the ill boy's deceased mother.

In my opinion, this movie is more for women and girls more then men and boys. There is no action, and so little adventure that you will forget about it rather quickly.

To me, the characters were weakly written and pretty much one-dimensional. I could not connect with any of the characters at all. I think that people who have read the novel would have enjoyed the characters much more. In fact, the character development of the supporting characters …

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